Athenry Heritage Centre

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Modern day Athenry retains many of its medieval buildings and features and the award-winning Athenry Heritage Centre brings this Medieval Town to life using models, storyboards and audio-visual touch screen to celebrate and interpret the town's medieval past. The Heritage Centre, situated in the ruins of the Medieval St. Marys Parish Church, in the centre of town, is the ideal starting point for anyone visiting Athenry.

It profiles the 13th Century Norman Castle and Dominican Priory, 14th Century Town Walls - complete with towers and the North Gate and the 15th Century Market Cross. The market scene captures the hustle and bustle of town life whilst the development and appearance of the town's most important buildings through the centuries is graphically illustrated. It is also the new home to the towns 14th Century Mace and Seal returned after an absence of 150 years.

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Address: Athenry Arts & Heritage Centre, The Square, Athenry, Co. Galway, Ireland
Phone: +353 91 844661
Email: info@athenryheritagecentre.com
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